The governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have promised to end corruption, coronavirus, insecurity and crime in the new year, 2021 by putting some programmes in place.
Nigerians were, however, admonished to counter the attempts by the opposition to politicize the economic and insecurity issues.
The APC Governors’ Forum Chairman and also Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, in a statement on Friday, addressed the citizens.
He asserted that national unity is the prerequisite of securing lives and properties.
“We appeal to all Nigerians to continue to support our security forces in the effort to end insecurity in the country. As Progressive Governors, we will continue to support the Federal Government and the security services.
“We restate our commitment to make l our states models of good governance with rapid human development and progress founded on the principles of social democracy in line with provisions of our party constitution and manifesto.
“In 2021, we shall continue to take all the necessary steps to roll out programmes that will consolidate development of synergy, experience sharing and collaboration by all progressive states.”
The statement stressed the need to ensure the development of democratic institutions for effective national responses and resolution of the health problems created by COVID-19.
The governors added that beyond the Boko Haram insurgency in the North East, banditry in the North West has surged.
“In addition, kidnapping activities is rampant in North Central and South West and is spreading to every part of the country. Every Nigerians is justifiably disturbed by this unfortunate development.”
The forum expressed confidence that security agencies will effectively restore order and guarantee security of all.